About Us

Our Vision

The Retail Trade Association of Kenya (RETRAK) is the voice of the retail industry with the main objective being to provide retailers with a central representative body to put across their agenda and retail trade concerns to government agencies, parliament and other bodies for their benefit.

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Influence: RETRAK is a powerful, unified retail voice. We aim to drive and shape the retail agenda whilst making sure one’s own business priorities are represented. All retail members are invited to input into the RETRAK’s Policy Action Groups.
  • Advocacy on behalf of the Retail Industry
  • Research and Policy making
  • Lobbying & Presentation: RETRAK campaigns and lobbies for the retail sector ensuring that the industry’s voice is heard at the relevant platforms. This is further enhanced by the fact that RETRAK is a an active member of KEPSA which allows us direct association with the government and allows us to participate in the process of law making.
  • Business Information: RETRAK holds networking events. These events are an ideal forum for our members to meet up and discuss the latest industry issues.
  • Source of industry information
  • Training

This and more action policies are in the plan for the benefit of retailers.

Our Mission

To serve as the ultimate resource for local retailers to thrive.

RETRAK champions the success of retailers and related businesses by promoting being loyal to local, using our voice to protect the rights of retailers, and educating and inspiring the retail community through events and programs.

  • We are COMMITTED to our members and the community.
  • We are OPEN, HONEST, and DIRECT communicators.
  • We are PROFESSIONAL and ACCOUNTABLE.
  • We are COLLABORATORS who promote connectivity, change, and creativity.
  • We expect EXCELLENCE in ourselves and each other.

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Talents Behind Our Success

Our efforts are steered by a Board of Directors who provide leadership, strategic governance, and oversight.

Muchiri Wahome
Chairman

Muchiri is the Chief Executive Officer of Deacons Kenya Limited. He has over 30 years of retail experience.

Wambui Mbarire
CEO

An ambitious and confident individual with an aptitude for creative problem solving and analysis with attention to detail.

John Wanjohi
Treasurer

John is the MD and founder member of Hipora Business Solutions EA. He is a qualified Certified Accountant with a ….

Rahul Haria
Vice Chairman

Rahul is the Founder Owner/MD Furniture Palace Kenya SINCE 2003. He studied Economics at the Oxford Brooks University.

Daniel Githua
Vice Chair

Daniel was appointed Managing Director & CEO of Tuskys in May 2015. Tuskys is the leading retailer in East Africa…

Jonathan Karanja
Retrak Board Member

Jonathan is the Managing Consultant at Frontier Consulting. His role is to Oversee and lead Frontier Consulting, ….

Kush Bhardwaj
Director

Kush Bhardwaj is the Managing Director Optica Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science from USIU San Diego, USA and an MBA from …

Willy Kimani
Director

Willy is the current Chief Commercial Officer at Naivas Ltd. Worked with loads of companies in retail and manufacturing..

Bobby Gadhia
Director

Bobby has 21 Years Business Experience in retail business in East Africa. He built a PC World literally from nothing in 1995 …

Neel Shah
Director

Neel is the Business Development Manager at Nakumatt Holdings, a position he has held for the last seven years…